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Common law & legal systems: general commentary

o   Arnheim, M., Principles of the common law (St John’s: Duckworth, 2004)
o   Atkinson, P., The Canadian Justice System: An Overview (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005)
o   Boyd, N., Canadian Law:  An Introduction, 4th ed. (Toronto: Thomson Nelson, 2007)
o   Demakos et al., Your guide to Canadian law: 1,000 frequently asked questions and answers, 2nd ed. (Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2009)
o   Fitzgerald, Wright & Kazmiersk, Looking at Law: Canada’s Legal System, 6th ed. (Carleton University Snapshot Series in Legal Studies) (Markham: LexisNexis, 2010)
o   Gall, G., The Canadian Legal System, 5th ed. (Scarborough: Thomson Carswell, 2004)
o   Horner, J., Canadian law and the Canadian legal system (Toronto: Pearson Allyn & Bacon, 2007)
o   Juratowitch, B., Retroactivity and the common law (Portland: Hart, 2008) 
o   Walker & Chase, Common law, civil law and the future of categories (Markham: LexisNexis, 2010)
o   Bingham, T., The Rule of Law (London: Allen Lane, 2010)
o   Duxbury, N., The nature and authority of precedent (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
o   Edlin, D., Common Law Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
o   MacCormick, N., Institutions of law: an essay in legal theory (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)
o   White & Willock, The Scottish Legal System, 3rd ed. rev. (Haywards Heath: Tottel Pub., 2006)
o   Calabresi, G.,  A Common Law for the Age of Statutes (Union, N.J.:  Lawbook Exchange, 1999)
o   Edlin, D., Common law theory (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Other countries
o   McPherson , B., The reception of English law abroad (Brisbane: Supreme Court Library of Queensland, 2007)
The Avalon Project at Yale Law School - Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England
Britton – An English translation and notes
The Commonwealth of England as the De Republica Anglorum